Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1982 by the 1982 Baraboo Centennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 43° 28.03′ N, 89° 44.543′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street (State Highway 113) and Oak Street, on the left when traveling west on Water Street. Marker is near the Baraboo River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thompson House Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sauk County Civil War Monument World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ringling Bros. and Baraboo, Wisconsin Circus Heritage (approx. ¼ mile away); Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camel House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ringling Bros. Circus (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baraboo.
Also see . . . Restoration of the Baraboo River through Dam Removal. "Through its course, the Baraboo drops over 150 feet in elevation. However, forty-five feet of that gradient occurs in a four to five mile stretch of the river through the City of Baraboo." (Submitted on June 27, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.